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Acne (5,116 members)

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Symptoms|Treatments|Side effects|Causes

113 treatments sorted by (?)
treatmentmember ratings (num votes)
Isotretinoin (Roaccutane, Accutane)
(128)
Paleo Diet
(71)
No gluten
(86)
Roaccutane
(10)
Bactrim
(28)
No sugar
(105)
Ketogenic Diet
(7)
acutane
(8)
Avoid touching face
(383)
No dairy
(151)
Ziana
(3)
Sit out in the sun with the affected area exposed for at least 15 minutes in the day
(175)
Clindamyacin phosphate gel
(20)
Diane 35
(29)
Retin A
(185)
Birth control pill / Balance hormones
(192)
Washing face
(555)
Benzoyl Peroxide Cream %10
(50)
Doryx (Doxycycline)
(101)
Ole Henriksen products
(9)
Amoxicillin
(19)
Glycolic acid
(2)
Tetracycline
(216)
No fast food
(145)
Azelaic acid
(3)
PhotoDynamic Therapy
(16)
Washing pillowcases regularly
(204)
Zinc cream
(14)
foot bath with baking soda
(1)
Jojoba Oil
(1)
Washing face with baking soda
(1)
Helminthic therapy
(1)
Sotret
(1)
Benzaclin
(55)
Epiduo Gel
(12)
Benzoyl peroxide 2.5%
(391)
Tazorac
(13)
Exuviance Vespera Serum
(2)
Duac Gel
(47)
Azelex
(8)
White vinegar
(11)
Metrogel
(11)
Clindamycin1% dabber
(89)
Pantothenic acid
(26)
AcZone
(3)
Avoiding pork
(6)
Retinol Oral Supplementation
(6)
Placing clean towel on pillow each night
(42)
Antibiotic cream
(87)
Mychelle clear skin serum
(11)
Rosac
(8)
Using fresh aloe vera leaves on skin
(37)
Mario Bedescu Drying Lotion
(21)
Drink a lot of water
(5)
Dr. Hauschka Natural Skin Care
(22)
Sulfur Powder
(22)
Acnetrex
(3)
African Black Soap
(17)
Blemish potion
(24)
Hydrocortisone cream
(14)
Stievia-A Cream .025%
(11)
Vaccination with individually developed vaccine
(4)
Salicylic acid
(334)
"Cleanance K" by Avene
(23)
Spironolactone
(12)
Dr. Andrew Weil for Origins
(12)
Evening Primrose Oil
(1)
Vicco Turmeric Skin Cream
(1)
Oil Cleansing Method
(42)
N-acetylcysteine
(5)
Erythromycin topical solution
(50)
Zinc soap
(2)
Gamma Linolenic Acid
(3)
Urine therapy
(3)
Chemical-free, vegan cosmetics / personal care products
(89)
Aloe Vera Soap
(18)
Differin Gel
(27)
Acne Free
(45)
Aveda Enbrightenment Wash
(6)
Vitamin D
(34)
No eggs
(25)
Air Purifier
(21)
OBAGI
(17)
Aromatherapy
(13)
Burt's Bees blemish stick
(9)
Vitamin D3
(103)
Cetaphil for sensitive skin
(149)
Purpose Gentle Cleansing Bar
(38)
Vegan diet
(71)
Zinc
(105)
Honey
(70)
Bert's Bees Cleansing Milk
(11)
Pregnancy
(14)
Kumkumadi Lepana
(1)
Veltin
(1)
Tea tree oil
(225)
Flax Oil
(46)
Sauna
(30)
Apple cider vinegar tonic
(68)
Aging (improvement after around age 19)
(238)
St. Ives Apricot Scrub
(154)
Exercise
(191)
Proactiv
(202)
Alpha Hydroxy Acid
(26)
Using nothing but water on face
(134)
Rubbing Alcohol
(115)
Not washing face at all
(11)
Toothpaste on acne
(146)
Hydrogen peroxide
(95)
Bar soap
(180)
Murad AcneComplex
(44)
Emu Oil
(9)
Clearasil Stayclear
(166)

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